Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia


Salatiga is traversed by a provincial road that connects Semarang and Surakarta. Tingkir Terminal is the main bus station in Salatiga, serving intercity buses. The Tamansari Terminal serves angkot (share taxis), even though most of the angkot did not stop at the terminal. The Semarang-Solo Toll Road section Bawen-Salatiga was inaugurated on 25 September 2017. There is a plan to build a junction with the toll road at Pattimura Street, closer to the city centre than the current junction.

  • Angkot

As a small city between Solo and Semarang. Salatiga has adequate transportation facilities. With an area of approximately 56,781 km2, Salatiga has 423 units (updated 24 May 2016) of urban transportation (angkot). Angkot in the City of Salatiga is divided into 15 different routes which are centered in front of Ramayana Salatiga, Tamansari. These 15 routes have been able to cover all areas in Salatiga.

  • Bus

Salatiga has two bus terminals

  1. Terminal Tingkir which serves buses for AKDP Central Java and AKAP Central Java, such as Jakarta, Denpasar, Bali.
  2. Terminal Tamansari which serves the innercity route.

For inter-city transportation, Salatiga has city buses Esto, Sawojajar, Konco Narimo, Tunas Mulya, Safari, Galaksi Taxi and Matra Taxi with destinations around the city of Salatiga.

  • Ring Road

Jalan Lingkar Selatan Salatiga (Salatiga’s Ring Road) runs from the northwestern end of the city to the southeastern end. It runs 11.3 kilometers long in an arc around the southwestern edge of the city. Jalan Lingkar Selatan Salatiga was planned in 1994 and was finalized in 1999. Construction only began in 2005 and was completed in 2016.

  • Ojek

An ojek is a popular Indonesian form of transportation which stands for a motorbike or car-based transportation service. It provides access to a wide range of services including transport, payments, food delivery, and logistics. 

In Salatiga, an individual can browse through the services offered by various apps, such as Gojek, grab, or even locally established platforms (JEGGBOY), and the apps provide detailed instructions and descriptions for each of the services available.